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Italy - August 14, 2017

An employees union strike in the Emilia-Romagna region of Tuscany is taking place from August 1, 2017 to to August 21, 2017. Possible delays in the processing and delivery of untracked mail items is possible.

Thailand - August 3, 2017

A steady downpour and flooding in the northeastern and upper central parts of the country, delays are being experienced in mail operations and transportation. The delivery of letter post, parcels and EMS items is being affected to a greater or lesser extent throughout the following postcode areas: 33xxx, 34xxx, 37xxx, 40xxx, 41xxx, 44xxx, 46xxx, 47xxx, 48xxx, 49xxx, 64xxx, 65xxx, 66xxx and 67xxx.

New Zealand - July 13, 2017

Severe winter conditions will have impact on the collection and delivery of all mail and parcels on the South Island and Central/Lower parts of the North Island.  Delays are to be expected.

Philippines - July 11, 2017

Due to an ongoing armed conflict in Marawi City, delays in the processing of mail & parcels to and from the city are expected.

Chile - June 12, 2017

The strike by Chilean customs staff since May 24, 2017 has been resolved effective June 7, 2017.  Normal operations are being restored but delays can be expected as backlogs are cleared.

Chile - May 30, 2017

Delays will be experienced in the processing of all inbound and outbound postal items (letter post, parcel post and EMS items) as a result of an industrial action by Chilean customs staff since May 24, 2017

Australia - April 12, 2017

All mail services have returned to normal in Queensland and New South Wales following a cyclone that affected both states on March 30, 2017.

Guatemala - April 11, 2017

Effective April 11, 2017, the USPS will suspend most mail service to Guatemala until further notice.  The suspension affects:

  • Priority Mail Express International (PMEI)
  • Priority Mail International (PMI)
  • International Priority Airmail (IPA)
  • International Surface Air Lift (ISAL)
  • M-Bag

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Globegistics will hold any mail destined to Guatemala at our at our New York, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles facilities until the suspension has been lifted.  Customers can also opt to hold on to their Guatemala mail until the suspension has been lifted.

Australia - April 4, 2017

Cyclone Debbie which impacted Queensland since March 30, 2017, has caused flooding in New South Wales since April 3, 2017.

Australia - March 30, 2017

Australia continues to experience severe weather due to a cyclone in Queensland. As of March 30, 2017, all postal services in Queensland (postcodes 4xxx) are suspended, affecting delivery and lodgement across all products.